COLBYOR beat Holy Angel with Dickie Le Davoir well behind when successful over course and distance last time. He can effectively race off a lower mark with an apprentice's claim taken into account and Richard Fahey's charge can go in again. Only a neck separated Hot Sugar and Speightowns Kid over 5f here last month and the latter is preferred over today's longer trip while Strong Man also has decent claims given apprentice Matthew Hopkins partnered three winners at this track last year.
Speightowns Kid (USA) 33-1 (8-2) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Tarooq (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-95 (3) pol.
Mazovian (USA) 16-1 (9-7) Tracked leader until ridden 3f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 10, 6l behind Lastkingofscotland (9-5) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Colbyor 4-1fav (9-1) Tracked leaders, outpaced over 2f out, driven to lead over 1f out, ran on well, won at Wolverhampton 6f hacp 0-70 (5) pol beating Holy Angel (8-9) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Strong Man 9-4 (9-5) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge 2f out, every chance over 1f out, edged left inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 9, 1 3/4l behind Cardinal (9-6) at Wolverhampton 5f hacp 0-70 (5) pol.
Dickie Le Davoir 8-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 11, 5l behind Colbyor (9-1) at Wolverhampton 6f hacp 0-70 (5) pol.
Hot Sugar (USA) 5-4fav (9-1) In touch, effort over 1f out, soon weakened, last of 6, 7l behind Roy's Legacy (9-6) at Lingfield 5f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Perlachy 25-1 (8-12) Held up in touch, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 5th of 7, 9l behind Lastkingofscotland (9-7) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Holy Angel (IRE) 9-2 (9-6) Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 12, 4l behind Colourbearer (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.